Institute for Labour Studies (IET)

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    Edifici E1, Campus Universitari

    08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)


Organization profile

The Institute for Labour Studies was created with the aim of promoting, conducting and disseminating research in the field of work, including domestic work and caregiving, and labour relations.  

IET researchers are specialists from sociology, law, economics and other work-related disciplines. This eases the development of a multidisciplinary approach, essential to address the different realities, meanings, effects and challenges that work has in our societies. 

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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